Meet John G. Bendt - Change Agent #0068 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.
John G. Bendt was born in Port Washington, Wisconsin. He is the second oldest of seven children. John grew up in a middle class family and received his grade school and high school education in Port Washington. He earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Marquette University. Married fifty-three years ago to his wife, Anne, he has four children and is currently blessed with ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
John’s management experience is broad, having held marketing and sales management positions with four Fortune 500 companies participating in a variety of industries including consumer paper products, pharmaceuticals, and food products. He led and directed national sales and marketing staff as Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Sanna, Inc., a subsidiary of Beatrice Foods Company and Vice President, Consumer Products Division, Sandoz Nutrition.
John has also provided management consulting services. As a self-employed consultant for eighteen years, he assisted clients in various industries with services such as strategic business planning, marketing & sales strategy, and development of tactical plans.
Upon retirement, John pursued his passion to challenge and encourage high school students to be proactive in preparing for a happy and successful work life by publishing his first book, A Roadmap To Career Success – 25 Tips For College Bound Students .
He has conducted career prep seminars for middle school and high school students. He has written career planning articles for Education Week and the National Career Development Association”s Career Convergence Web Magazine. He has also presented career planning ideas for teens at an NCDA Global Conference held in Washington DC
Address: 1120 Tonkawa Rd
Long Lake, MN 55356
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